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'''Førde''' is in town in [[Sogn og Fjordane]].
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'''Førde''' is a town in [[Sogn og Fjordane]].
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
===By plane===
 
===By plane===
There is a small airport situated 16 km south of the town, ({{IATA|FDE}}). Witch is served by [http://www.wideroe.no/ Widerøe]. There are four flights a day from [[Oslo]], and two flights a day from [[Bergen]].
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There is a small airport situated 16 km south of the town, ({{IATA|FDE}}) which is served by [http://www.wideroe.no/ Widerøe]. There are four flights a day from [[Oslo]], and two flights a day from [[Bergen]].  
 
===By bus===
 
===By bus===
There are express buses three times a day to [[Oslo]], three times a day to [[Bergen]] and two times a day to [[Ålesund]]. Local buses to [[Florø]] eleven times a day.
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There are express buses [http://www.nor-way.no/], three times a day to [[Oslo]] (approx. 8 hours), three times a day to [[Bergen]] (3 1/2 hour) and two times a day to [[Ålesund]]. Local buses to [[Florø]] eleven times a day.  
 
===By car===
 
===By car===
 
Førde is situated at the E39 highway. You can reach Førde along this from [[Bergen]] or [[Ålesund]]. Or Route 5 towards [[Florø]].
 
Førde is situated at the E39 highway. You can reach Førde along this from [[Bergen]] or [[Ålesund]]. Or Route 5 towards [[Florø]].
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==Do==
 
==Do==
 
* <do name="Sunnfjord Skisenter Blomlia" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+47 57820677 " email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Skiing slopes.</do>
 
* <do name="Sunnfjord Skisenter Blomlia" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+47 57820677 " email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Skiing slopes.</do>
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* <do name="Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+47 97421565" email="" fax="" url="http://www.sfk.museum.no/engelsk.htm" hours="Opening hours: 11-18 (from 15. June to 31. Aug.), 11-16 (Sept.-15. June)" price="75 kr for adults">Art gallery with café.</do>
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* <do name="Førdefestivalen" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.fordefestival.no/Omfestivalen/Informationinenglish.aspx" hours="" price=""> Førdefestivalen, or Førde Traditional and World Music Festival is a music festival that turns the town upside-down for a few days, with artists from all over the world. July 4-7.</do>
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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* <buy name="Om att" address="Hafstadvegen 41" phone="" url=""> Second hand clothes and accessories, fair trade articles and toys.</buy>
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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* <eat name="Olefine Conditori" alt="" address="Hafstadvegen 48" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://dampbakeriet.no/?page_id=5" hours="" price="">Traditional café owned by Naustdal Dampbakeri, a bakery established in 1888. Although the café is not very cozy or elegant, the cakes are delicious.</eat>
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
Route 13 to [[Balestrand]], is beatifull scenic drive over the mountains.
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Route 13 to [[Balestrand]] is a scenic drive over the Gaularfjellet mountain pass. Beware that the road is closed in the winter.
 
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Latest revision as of 00:41, 15 May 2013

Førde is a town in Sogn og Fjordane.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

There is a small airport situated 16 km south of the town, (IATA: FDE) which is served by Widerøe. There are four flights a day from Oslo, and two flights a day from Bergen.

By bus[edit]

There are express buses [1], three times a day to Oslo (approx. 8 hours), three times a day to Bergen (3 1/2 hour) and two times a day to Ålesund. Local buses to Florø eleven times a day.

By car[edit]

Førde is situated at the E39 highway. You can reach Førde along this from Bergen or Ålesund. Or Route 5 towards Florø.

Get around[edit]

The town is spread around, so a car would be practical.

See[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Sunnfjord Skisenter Blomlia, +47 57820677. Skiing slopes.  edit
  • Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum, +47 97421565, [3]. Opening hours: 11-18 (from 15. June to 31. Aug.), 11-16 (Sept.-15. June). Art gallery with café. 75 kr for adults.  edit
  • Førdefestivalen, [4]. Førdefestivalen, or Førde Traditional and World Music Festival is a music festival that turns the town upside-down for a few days, with artists from all over the world. July 4-7.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Om att, Hafstadvegen 41. Second hand clothes and accessories, fair trade articles and toys.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Olefine Conditori, Hafstadvegen 48, [5]. Traditional café owned by Naustdal Dampbakeri, a bakery established in 1888. Although the café is not very cozy or elegant, the cakes are delicious.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Budget[edit]

  • Førde Pensjonat, Halbrendslia 14, +47 57821164.  edit

Mid-Range[edit]

  • Quality Hotel Førde, Hafstadvegen 26, +47 57828110.  edit
  • Rica Sunnfjord Hotel, Storehagen 2, 57834000.  edit

Contact[edit]

Get out[edit]

Route 13 to Balestrand is a scenic drive over the Gaularfjellet mountain pass. Beware that the road is closed in the winter.

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